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Liftmaster® Models 8065 and 8075 CHAIN DRIVE

Value and reliability is what you'll get with the LiftMaster® 8065 and 8075 1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Openers. Its durable P3 1/2 hp motor and chain drive give it strong lifting power and steady performance. Part of the Contractor Series, it is the choice for value and reliability.


  • Door Control Button (883LM) Enables you to turn garage door opener lights on and off from inside the garage.
  • Delivers 75 watts of light with light time delay.
  • Meets all UL325 requirements.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES

  • The Protector System® safety sensors project an invisible light beam across the garage door opening and automatically reverse the door if anything interrupts the beam while the door is going down.
  • Sensing technology will stop the door from closing if contact is made with a person or object Opener light turns on automatically when The Protector System's infrared beam is broken.
  • Security+ 2.0® rolling code technology assures a new code is sent every time the remote control is used.
  • Patented PosiLock® system ensures the door remains securely locked when the garage door is closed.
  • Manual release handle in case of power failure.
  • Liftmaster® 8075 1/2 hp comes with a dual sprocket for California only.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One single button remote control
  • One hardwired wall mounted push button

  • WARRANTY
  • 4-year motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8165 CHAIN DRIVE

Rugged, reliable performance is what you'll get with the LiftMaster® 8165 1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. Its durable P3 1/2 HP motor combined with an industrial-strength chain drive provide smooth, steady performance year after year. Part of the Contractor Series, it is the choice for value and reliability.


  • Multi-Function Control Panel (882LM) Allows you to program remote controls, keypads and MyQ Accessories from the control panel. Includes lockout remote controls for added security.
  • Delivers 100 watts of light with adjustable light time delay.
  • Meets all UL325 requirements.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES

  • The Protector System® safety sensors project an invisible light beam across the garage door opening and automatically reverse the door if anything interrupts the beam while the door is going down.
  • Sensing technology will stop the door from closing if contact is made with a person or object Opener light turns on automatically when The Protector System's infrared beam is broken.
  • Security+ 2.0® rolling code technology assures a new code is sent every time the remote control is used.
  • Patented PosiLock® system ensures the door remains securely locked when the garage door is closed.
  • Manual release handle in case of power failure.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One single button remote control
  • One hardwired wall multi-function control panel

  • WARRANTY
  • 4-year motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8155 BELT DRIVE AC MOTOR

Rugged, reliable performance is what you'll get with the LiftMaster® 8155 1/2 hp Belt Drive Garage Door Opener. Its durable P3 1/2 HP AC motor combined with an industrial-strength belt drive provide smooth, quiet, steady performance year after year. Part of the Contractor Series, it is the choice for value and reliability.


  • Multi-Function Control Panel (882LM) Allows you to program remote controls, keypads and MyQ Accessories from the control panel. Includes lockout remote controls for added security.
  • Delivers 100 watts of light with adjustable light time delay.
  • Meets all UL325 requirements.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES

  • The Protector System® safety sensors project an invisible light beam across the garage door opening and automatically reverse the door if anything interrupts the beam while the door is going down.
  • Sensing technology will stop the door from closing if contact is made with a person or object Opener light turns on automatically when The Protector System's infrared beam is broken.
  • Security+ 2.0® rolling code technology assures a new code is sent every time the remote control is used.
  • Patented PosiLock® system ensures the door remains securely locked when the garage door is closed.
  • Manual release handle in case of power failure.
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One single button remote control
  • One hardwired wall multi-function control panel

  • WARRANTY
  • 10-year belt warranty
  • 4-year motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8160 DC MOTOR CHAIN DRIVE

Rugged, reliable performance is what you'll get with the LiftMaster® 8160 Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. Its customized DC motor combined and industrial-strength chain with soft start and stop will provide steady performance year after year. Part of the Contractor Series, it is the choice for value and reliability.


  • Multi-Function Control Panel (882LM) Allows you to program remote controls, keypads and MyQ Accessories from the control panel. Includes lockout remote controls for added security.
  • Delivers 100 watts of light with adjustable light time delay.
  • Meets all UL325 requirements.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES

  • The Protector System® safety sensors project an invisible light beam across the garage door opening and automatically reverse the door if anything interrupts the beam while the door is going down.
  • Sensing technology will stop the door from closing if contact is made with a person or object Opener light turns on automatically when The Protector System's infrared beam is broken.
  • Security+ 2.0® rolling code technology assures a new code is sent every time the remote control is used.
  • Patented PosiLock® system ensures the door remains securely locked when the garage door is closed.
  • Manual release handle in case of power failure.
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One single button remote control
  • One hardwired wall multi-function control panel

  • WARRANTY
  • 4-year motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8360W CHAIN DRIVE

Industrial-stength DC chain drive is equipped with MyQ® enabled technology and is Battery Backup Capable, so it will continue to work even when the power is out. Part of the Premium Series.



    RUGGED RELIABILITY AND POWERFUL LIFT

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • Performance

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • DC motor chain drive system provides steady performance and industrial strength lifting power.
  • Battery Backup powers up even when the power is down so you can get in your garage (optional battery 485LM is required).
  • Energy-efficient operation consumes up to 75% less power in standby mode.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • PosiLock® locks down your door by electronically monitoring against a forced opening.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • Motion detector activates the garage door opener lights as soon as you walk in so no more fumbling in the dark.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 893LM 3-Button Remote Control
  • 886LM Motion-Detecting Control Panel

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty
  • 1-year battery backup


Liftmaster® Model 8587W CHAIN DRIVE

Get maximum power for the heaviest garage doors with the Elite Series® 3/4 hp AC Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. It is built to provide maximum power to lift the heaviest doors including carriage house and solid wood doors.



    MAXIMUM POWER FOR THE HEAVIEST DOORS

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • PERFORMANCE

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • 3/4 hp motor with chain drive is built to provide maximum power to lift the heaviest doors including carriage house and solid wood.
  • I-beam rail system and reinforced chassis with chain drive provides maximum support.
  • Motor Vibration Isolation System (MVIS®) provides super quiet, smooth operation year after year.
  • Energy-efficient operation consumes up to 75% less power in standby mode.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • PosiLock® locks down your door by electronically monitoring against a forced opening.
  • Timer-to-Close remembers to close your garage door when you forget and automatically closes the door after a pre-programmed number of minutes.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • Motion detector activates the garage door opener lights as soon as you walk in so no more fumbling in the dark.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 893MAX 3-Button Premium Remote Control
  • 880LM Smart Control Panel®

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • 5-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8355W BELT DRIVE

The LiftMaster® 8355 belt drive opener with built-in MyQ® technology enables you to open, close and monitor your garage door by using a smartphone, tablet or computer at any time, from anywhere. Part of the Premium Series®.



    SMART, QUIET AND EFFICIENT AND SMART

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • PERFORMANCE

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • 1/2 hp AC motor with belt drive system provides quiet, reliable and maintenance free performance.
  • Motor Vibration Isolation System (MVIS®) provides super quiet, smooth operation year after year.
  • Energy-efficient operation consumes up to 75% less power in standby mode.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • PosiLock® locks down your door by electronically monitoring against a forced opening.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 893LM 3-Button Remote Control
  • 882LM Multi-Function Control Panel

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • Lifetime belt warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8557W BELT DRIVE

The Elite Series® 3/4 hp AC Belt Drive Garage Door Opener gives you powerful, yet quiet performance. It is designed specifically for heavy-load doors and reinforced doors in high-wind areas.



    POWERFUL YET QUIET PERFORMANCE

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • PERFORMANCE

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • 3/4 hp motor combines a strong pulling force with a steel reinforced belt to lift heavy doors and reinforced doors in high wind areas.
  • Belt drive system means ultra-quiet performance if your home has living space above or next to the garage.
  • Motor Vibration Isolation System (MVIS®) provides super quiet, smooth operation year after year.
  • Energy-efficient operation consumes up to 75% less power in standby mode.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • PosiLock® locks down your door by electronically monitoring against a forced opening.
  • Timer-to-Close remembers to close your garage door when you forget and automatically closes the door after a pre-programmed number of minutes.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • Motion detector activates the garage door opener lights as soon as you walk in so no more fumbling in the dark.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 893MAX 3-Button Premium Remote Control
  • 880LM Smart Control Panel®

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • Lifetime belt warranty
  • 5-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 8550W DC Battery Backup BELT DRIVE

Get in your garage every time, even when the power is out. This revolutionary DC belt drive offers quiet operation and comes fully equipped with MyQ® enabled technology and the Timer-to-Close feature. Part of the Elite Series®.



    POWERS UP WHEN POWER IS DOWN

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • PERFORMANCE

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • DC motor belt drive system is powerful yet ultra-quiet and maintenance free.
  • Battery Backup powers up even when the power is down so you can get in your garage.
  • Energy-efficient operation consumes up to 75% less power in standby mode.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • PosiLock® locks down your door by electronically monitoring against a forced opening.
  • Timer-to-Close remembers to close your garage door when you forget and automatically closes the door after a pre-programmed number of minutes.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • Motion detector activates the garage door opener lights as soon as you walk in so no more fumbling in the dark.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.
  • Wi-Fi & smartphone garage door opener.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 893MAX 3-Button Premium Remote Control
  • 880LM Smart Control Panel®

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • Lifetime belt warranty
  • 5-year parts warranty


Liftmaster® Model 3240 SCREW DRIVE

Get optimal performance no matter what climate you live in. The 3240 1/2 hp screw drive opener is specially engineered to run smoothly and quietly in even the coldest and hottest temperatures. Part of the Premium Series®.


  • The Smart Garage Door Opener® lets you electronically program security codes from a control panel or the powerhead.
  • Delivers 200 watts of light with adjustable light time delay.
  • Meets all UL325 requirements.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES

  • The Protector System® safety sensors project an invisible light beam across the garage door opening and automatically reverse the door if anything interrupts the beam while the door is going down.
  • Sensing technology will stop the door from closing if contact is made with a person or object Opener light turns on automatically when The Protector System's infrared beam is broken.
  • Security+® rolling code technology assures a new code is sent every time the remote control is used.
  • Patented PosiLock® system ensures the door remains securely locked when the garage door is closed.
  • Manual release handle in case of power failure.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One three button remote control
  • One hardwired wall multi-function control panel

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • 1-year parts warranty

  • To reduce the risk of injury to persons - When the LiftMaster® Internet Gateway is used with garage door openers, the operator must be installed with sectional doors.


Liftmaster® Model 8500 DC Wall Mount Jack Shaft

Maximize the space in your garage with our space-saving wall-mounted opener. It is fully equipped with MyQ® technology and even has an optional standby power system that will continue working, even when the power goes out. Part of the Elite Series®



    WALL MOUNT DESIGN: THE SIMPLE BEAUTY OF AN OPEN SPACE

    CONNECTIVITY

  • MyQ® technology enables you to securely monitor and control your garage door opener and houselights with your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Alerts can be received as email or pop-up (push) notifications on your mobile device so that you always know the status of your garage door and houselights.
  • MyQ mobile app is a free download requiring no annual activation fee.

  • PERFORMANCE

  • P3™ Motor from LiftMaster® are reliable, durable, powerful and designed specifically for your needs.
  • Ulta-quiet eliminates sound and vibration through the ceiling. Perfect if you have a home with a room above or next to the garage.
  • Wall mount design frees the garage ceiling of hanging operators and rails and opens up the space for additional storage for cathedral or obstructed ceilings.
  • Remote light delivers 200 watts of light with adjustable light time delay.

  • SECURITY

  • Security+ 2.0™ safeguards your household with every click a new code is sent to the garage door opener so that the door opens only for you.
  • Timer-to-Close remembers to close your garage door when you forget and automatically closes the door after a pre-programmed number of minutes.
  • Alert-2-Close warning system provides audible and visual warnings when the garage door is about to close when using MyQ technology or Timer-to-Close.
  • Motion detector activates the garage door opener lights as soon as you walk in so no more fumbling in the dark.
  • The Protector System® has safety sensors that project a light beam across the garage door opening automatically reversing the door if anything interrupts the beam.
  • Power Lock Deadbolt ensures the door cannot be forced open.

  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
  • One 895MAX 3-Button Premium Remote Control
  • 888LM Smart Control Panel®
  • 380LM Remote Light

  • WARRANTY
  • Lifetime motor warranty
  • 5-year parts warranty



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